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English Learners in Charter Schools: A Learning Experience Focused on English Learner Instruction – Part 2 Learning Module Introduction Content developed by Molly Faulkner-Bond, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, WestEd and Jennifer Himmel, Project Director, National Clearinghouse for English Language… Read more
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November 2020 Newsletter Newsletters12 Nov, 2020 What's Happening Charter Schools Among Those Highlighted for Best Practices Returning to School The U.S. Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) is open for submissions of… Read more
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High-Quality Charter Authorizing Policy Profiles - Michigan Profiles The High-Quality Charter Authorizing Policy Profiles (State Profiles) are summaries of states’ charter school authorization policy contexts. The 27 entities that are profiled represent the… Read more
English Learners and ESSA: Implications for States and Charter Schools ReportsNational Alliance for Public Charter Schools09 Mar, 2017 The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) maintains key provisions from No Child Left Behind (NCLB) but also makes significant changes. The National Alliance and the National Council of La Raza… Read more
May 2017 Newsletter: English Learners and Students with Disabilities Resources Newsletters25 May, 2017 Comprehensive Resources to Support English Learners and Students With Disabilities Charter school leaders always need support to address the unique needs of their students. To that end, the… Read more
English Learner Resources Reports30 Jan, 2017 As public schools, charter schools have an obligation to serve English Leaners (EL); as self-governing, mission-oriented, and nimble schools, charter schools have a corresponding… Read more
Exploring Quality Programs for English Language Learners in Charter Schools: A Framework to Guide Future Research ReportsPeggie Garcia,P. Zitlali Morales, The University of Illinois at Chicago09 May, 2016 Although there has been a great deal of debate about the effectiveness of charter schools in the research literature, there has been surprisingly little attention paid to English language… Read more
Professional learning for culturally responsive teaching (Equity in Action brief) ReportsKing, K. A., Artiles, A. J., & Kozleski, E. B. 08 Jul, 2013 This practitioner brief explores professional learning that addresses culturally responsive teaching. The authors present six research-based principles to guide professional learning… Read more
Case Study: Alma del Mar Reports02 Feb, 2015 Alma del Mar (“Soul of the Sea”) Charter School is a K-8 Expeditionary Learning public charter school committed to setting all of the students on a college trajectory and challenging them… Read more
Key Principles for ELL Instruction Reports11 Jan, 2013 Understanding Language has developed six key principles for ELL instruction that are designed to help guide teachers, coaches, ELL specialists, curriculum leaders, school principals, and… Read more